Agama Definition

ə-gāmə, ăgə-
noun
An agamid lizard, especially one of the genus Agama.
American Heritage
Any of a family (Agamidae, esp. genus Agama) of Old World lizards, some of which can change color.
Webster's New World

Any of the various small, long-tailed lizards of the subfamily Agaminae, especially in genera Acanthocercus, Agama, Dendragama, Laudakia, Phrynocephalus, Trapelus and Xenagama.

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pronoun

A taxonomic genus within the family Agamidae — the agamid lizards.

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Other Word Forms of Agama

Noun

Singular:
agama
Plural:
agamas

Origin of Agama

  • From Latin agamus (“unmarried”), from Ancient Greek

    From Wiktionary

  • American Spanish of Cariban origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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